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Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

Mountain State University

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Description

The Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree from Mountain State University is an online program that trains students to perform clinical and administrative tasks. Students looking for online degree programs that will allow them to help and care for others, but who are not necessarily drawn to being physicians or nurses are excellent candidates this program.

Individual with a business background or who have an interest in management can enter medical assisting. Students in this program will learn the important skills needed in order to run the "front" office including: schedule appointments, calling in prescriptions, preparing and maintain patient charts, billing and collections, processing insurance claims, answering the phone, transcribing medical documents, and performing various other administrative duties.

The medical assisting program brings together a variety of general studies from the humanities, business, and the natural sciences areas for students' preparation for clinical and administrative health care positions.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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